Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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Very little is known about Greek Pentecostalism. Academic interest in Greek Pentecostal churches has always been limited, with very little scholarly research ever reaching publication. Whatever information we may possess, it originates with publications coming from the churches themselves, from important personalities of the movement, and from sources close to the Orthodox Church of Greece, which has been traditionally unfavorably disposed towards Pentecostalism. The most credible estimates talk about 15,000 members, which makes Greek Pentecostals the largest …

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Karagiannis, Evangelos, “Greece”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 05 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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